Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership 2014

Deadline: December 10, 2013

The Afya Bora Fellowship in Global Health Leadership is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 fellowship year. The program is an innovative 12 month fellowship that aims to train and prepare African and U.S. health professionals working in global health to lead and manage major health programs in African countries.  The one-year fellowship will impart skills and knowledge in several key areas, including leadership and management; health policy; delivery of preventive and curative health services; research in support of health programs; and education and training. Afya Bora Fellowships provides 12 months of stipend support, and travel costs when attending the didactic core.

The Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship was created to train future leaders in global health. The focus is on African health professionals, but also includes U.S. trainees. The one-year training program targets African and U.S. medical post-graduates, post-residency physicians, and graduate nurses with the majority of trainees from Africa.

Eligibility

In order to be eligible to apply all applicants MUST meet the following criteria

  • Be a citizens of USA, Kenya, Botswana, Tanzania, or Uganda.

Meet ONE of the following education requirements:

  • Medical applicants need to have a M.D. or MBChB with a MMed, MPH or Masters degree in related field.
  • Nursing applicants need to have a Masters degree in Nursing, Public Health or a related field (PhD preferred).
  • Other Public Health professionals (those without a clinical degree) must have a PhD in Public Health or a related field.

There will be approximately 20 fellowship opportunities available. There will be slots for 16 African trainees and 4 US Trainees.

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